• 1973 – 1979

    Žilina Conservatory (violin - Bohumil Urban, piano - Anton Kállay) 

  • 1979 – 1984

    Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava (conducting - Ladislav Slovák, Bystrík Režucha, chamber playing - Bohdan Warchal)

  • 1983 – 1990

    leader of the Slovak Teachers’ Chamber Orchestra  

  • 1987 – 1989

    leader of CANTUS mixed choir (with Jozef Búda) 

  • 1991 – 2009

    conductor-in-chief of the State Opera in Banská Bystrica, simultaneously in the 2006/2007 season director of the Silesian Theatre in Opava   

  • from 2010

    conductor of the Slovak National Theatre Opera Orchestra

Tužinský has engaged in opera, orchestral and choral conducting. He was assistant conductor at the Slovak National Theatre Opera; later he accepted a position in the Operetta in the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava and in the State Opera in Banská Bystrica. There he produced a great many works, principally of Italian operatic literature. In the Slovak National Theatre Opera he presented, for example, Beneš’s opera The Players in its Slovak premiere.


He has performed in many countries throughout the world (Germany, Italy, Israel, Hungary etc.) As teacher he worked at the J. L. Bella Conservatory in Banská Bystrica. Currently he is dozent at the Faculty of Composition and Conducting in the Faculty of Musical Arts at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica.